Subaru FT-86 Variant Won’t Get a Turbo: Report

Subaru FT-86 Variant Won’t Get a Turbo: Report
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Subaru’s version of the Toyota FT-86 front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports coupe will finally debut at this December’s Tokyo Auto Show. Toyota will sell its version as a Scion in the U.S. As for the Subaru model, well, according to the latest reports, there won’t be a powerful, turbocharged STI version. Subaru has planned to produce… Continue Reading...

Subaru FT-86 Rear-Drive Coupe to Debut at Geneva Auto Show

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Subaru FT-86 Rear-Drive Coupe to Debut at Geneva Auto Show
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Subaru will finally reveal its version of the Toyobaru rear-drive coupe at the Geneva Auto Show this March. The automaker has confirmed that it will display a concept dubbed the ‘Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Technology Concept.’ As the name suggest, however, it will be a concept and we don’t expect to see a production… Continue Reading...

Subaru FT-86 to Boast as Much as 260-Horsepower

Subaru FT-86 to Boast as Much as 260-Horsepower
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According to the latest reports out of Japan, Subaru‘s version of the Toyota FT-86 (FR-S) is still on track with plans to deliver a higher-powered version of the two-door coupe. Believed to be powered by the same turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that powers the WRX STI it will make around 260-hp – a 60-hp jump over… Continue Reading...

Report: FT-86 Based Subaru Model Dropping AWD in Favor of RWD

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Report: FT-86 Based Subaru Model Dropping AWD in Favor of RWD
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Subaru is reportedly looking to scrap plans for an AWD version of the Toyota FT-86 in favor of a rear-drive only model. This is sure to have the marketing department at Subaru up in arms with the accountants, as Subaru’s whole brand identity is based on the company’s Symmetrical AWD setup. Japan’s Best Car is… Continue Reading...